thank you kindly


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thank you kindly

A very polite and friendly expression of gratitude to someone (for something). A: "Here are the documents you asked for, Mr. Lubbock." B: "Thank you kindly, Sarah." A: "That's a really nice dress, Mrs. Marshal." B: "Aw, that's so sweet. Thank you kindly, Billy!"
See also: kindly, thank

Thank you kindly.

Thank you very much. Tom: May I give you a lift? Jane: Why, yes. Thank you kindly. Mary: That's a nice suit, and you wear it well. Charlie: Thankyou kindly, ma'am.
See also: kindly, thank
References in classic literature ?
"Thank you kindly. 'Twill be a real treat, Mistress Doctor.
'I thank you kindly, Thomas, and I know your intentions well, which is the same I thank you kindly for.
"I wish you good-night, Miss," said the man; "and thank you kindly for Bess and the children."
Mistress Pussy, how do you do?" "I thank you kindly, little dog, I fare as well as you!" Old Rhyme.
"Good day again, sir, and I thank you kindly many times again."
I thank you kindly for showing these pictures that make a person smile while remembering yesterday's life.
The couple, who ran the shop belonged to another age as well, and said, "thank you kindly, sir", as the coins clattered into the compartment which sprang from the bottom of the till.
Thank you kindly for publishing David Beresford's review of The Stoneholding in the July/August issue of Catholic Insight.
Well, thank you kindly. Anyway, as it turns out, Mr Blair could have been getting his congratulations in first.
Ms McTigue, thank you kindly for your offer of help for a possible reimbursement, but I am fine.